Kumbaya’sTM Advisory Board is comprised of experienced leaders from global business and political communities. Offering their time and intense knowledge, our board guides the ethos of our community and provides insight into their respective technology, financial, marketing, and strategy expertise. In helping us build superior offerings and navigate emerging markets, they assist management with invaluable knowledge and enable or facilitate connections with other trusted business leaders.

Their support is channeled through five key areas:

  • Sourcing, production and strategic relationships
  • Access to the impact and CSR investor community
  • Access to local authorities and governments
  • Education and knowledge content
  • Market insight and strategic directions

Advisory Board

Silvia Prickel
Silvia Prickel Board of Director

Silvia Prickel is an Information Technology Executive with a proven track record in leading, managing, and delivering transformational solutions. Silvia is an IT Service Management certified Master, a Six Sigma Black Belt and co-authored three books for IT Professionals. She currently serves on several Boards operating for the betterment of society. Silvia graduated with honors from Clarke University

Fady El-Rukby Technology Advisor

Fady is a technology executive with passion for achieving strong & positive impact through applied innovation. He has a diverse background that spans larger organizations such as GE and Microsoft to cutting edge startups such as Ossia. As the VP of Engineering at Ossia, he led the development of the COTA Remote Wireless Power System which won the innovation award at CES 2017 and the COTA IoT platform featuring advanced AI and Big Data capabilities. Prior to that, Fady led Microsoft’s OEM Development organization which platform processes Microsoft’s B2B transactions with its OEM partners. In addition, Fady publishes technical videos on the subjects of IoT, Machine Learning and Big Data.

Rebecca Lieb Strategic Advisor

Rebecca Lieb is a strategic advisor, research analyst, keynote speaker, author, and columnist. Her areas of specialization are digital marketing and media, with a concentration in content strategy, content marketing and converged media. She works with many of the world’s leading brands on digital marketing innovation. Clients range from start-up to non-profits to Fortune 100 brands and regulated industries, from Facebook to Save the Children to IBM and more.

Keerthika M. Subramanian
Keerthika M. Subramanian Advisor

Keerthika is a graduate of Yale Law School and a Summa cum Laude and Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Emory, which she attended on a four-year merit scholarship and graduated from in three years. Keerthika is a corporate attorney with Wall Street (Sullivan & Cromwell) and has Silicon Valley experience (Jones Day). She is a very resilient, efficient and results-oriented attorney, with high integrity and emotional intelligence. Additionally, she has outstanding deal execution, drafting, negotiation and business development/
client relationship skills

Alexander S. Lowry
Alexander S. Lowry Strategic Advisor

From Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, Alexander is fascinated by managing in a complex world and driving the concept of understanding to build an empowered workforce that manages risk while reducing bureaucracy and costs. He is a savvy financial services leader with an indelible reputation for delivering inventive business strategies and client-focused solutions that improve margins. Focused on solving complex business issues in a pragmatic and uncomplicated way

Dr. Sandeep (Sandy) Muju
Dr. Sandeep (Sandy) Muju Strategic Advisor

Sandy has an extensive and varied executive leadership background in academic administration, business, engineering technology and Big4 strategy consulting, shaping and driving Vision, Strategy and Execution leading to over $1B+ in business financial results generation

Dr. Ann Marie Sastry
Dr. Ann Marie Sastry Techncal Advisor

Ann Marie is President of Sakti3, a Dyson company. Sakti3 began as a startup, that Ann Marie co-founded in 2008 and was acquired by Dyson in 2015. Ann Marie has co-authored over 80 awarded and filed patents and more than 100 scientific publications. She has delivered over 100 invited lectures globally. Prior to leading Sakti3, Ann Marie was the Arthur F. Thurnau Professor of Mechanical, Biomedical and Materials Science and Engineering at the University of Michigan

Ana-Maria Pruteanu
Ana-Maria Pruteanu Senior Advisor

Ana-Maria has extensive international experience in telecommunications infrastructure, having worked with more than 400 providers in 94 countries worldwide.

Nick Moeders
Nick Moeders Technology Advisor

Nick Moelders has more than 20 years of engineering, technology, new product development, and program management experience. He holds a doctorate degree in engineering and a master’s degree in mechanical engineering from Karlsruhe Institute of Technology in Germany. He held leadership position in market leading organizations such as Inventus Power, Halliburton Energy Services, Cummins, Honeywell, and Sensata Technologies

Harry Sasongko
Harry Sasongko Strategic Advisor

Harry Sasongko is currently an independent, non-executive board member of Zurich Life Indonesia and a member of the Board of Advisors for KumbayaTM. He is the chairman and founder of PT. BVitek, Indonesia, a private IT business solutions company that focuses on IT infrastructure solutions

Emad Farid
Emad Farid Strategic Advisor

Emad has played a fundamental role in the phenomenal growth of Orascom Telecom (OT). It went from a mid-sized, regional mobile telecom operator with a market capitalization of USD 200MM in 2001, to a worldwide global operator that ultimately merged with Vimpelcom to create the world’s 6th largest telecommunications carrier in 2011

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